New waste fine - total payout £76,865

A small independent supermarket in Birmingham that dumped its waste in the street rather than pay to have it collected legitimately has been fined £75,000 with £1,865 costs.

Sector: Waste

Total payout: £76,865,

Type: Prosecution

Date: October 2019

Location: England

Offender: Saif Supermarket Ltd

Description of offence: Two charges of depositing controlled waste without an environmental permit, contrary to section 33(1)(a), (6) and (8) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and failing to supply written information on how it disposed of waste, contrary to regulation 35 of the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 and section 34(5) and (6) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

Follow-up: ENDS Report story

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